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Security Engineer I
Ref No.: 16-07442
Location: Reston, Virginia, Virginia
JOB INFORMATION

Design and implement systems and procedures to sustain the security, integrity, and availability of the organization?s data. Assess risk of exposure of proprietary data through weaknesses in platforms, access procedures, and forms of access to the organization?s systems and the data contained in them. Track security violations and identify trends or exposures that could be addressed by additional training, technical measures, or use of application tools to enhance security. May participate in simulated attacks or security violations to assess the organization?s data security measures.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Conduct platform or operating system vulnerability scans that assess exposure of system to attacks or hacking. Monitor Security Operations pager and respond to issues of potential viral activity, spam, phishing, etc.
  • Administer controls and review their application to ensure that system's controls, policies, and procedures are operating effectively relative to the predicted effectiveness of the controls.
  • Investigate events or incidents of apparent security breaches and report to appropriate authorities using corporate procedures.
  • Confer and collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure that appropriate controls are installed, operating properly, and being monitored and reported.
  • Conduct tests of the core infrastructure and the contingency environment for critical business applications to ensure business continuity in the event of a computer security incident.
  • Aggregate metrics of operation of security controls, as well as apparent attacks, breaches, and other pertinent data; track trends and prepare for periodic security reports.
  • Participate in projects designed to test defenses against hacking, denial of service, spam, break-ins, or similar attacks. May provide guidance to infrastructure or application staff participating in exercise.
  • Examine and/or test new methodologies or tools that could be adopted to enhance security of platforms, infrastructure, or access to data.
Qualifications:
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • 2+ years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

•Knowledge of Microsoft Public Key Infrastructure (ADCS), Symantec Private Certificate Authority Service (Private CA) and other third party certificates using X.509 standard, encryption technologies, SSL, Code-Signing and User certificates is required
•Extensive experience supporting Microsoft Windows Servers in the Enterprise.
•Demonstrate experience deploying and supporting Microsoft Windows Cluster.
•Demonstrate deploying and supporting Microsoft IIS services.
•Experience supporting Linux Operating System (SUSE and Red hat)
•Excellent communication skills
•Good understanding of Privileged Account Security Solution with CyberArk PIM (Privileged Identity Management) is preferred
•Experience supporting Sailpoint's Identity Governance products (IdentityNow, IdentityIQ) is preferred
•Experience supporting CyberArk's security products is preferred

EMPLOYMENT

As a condition of employment with Client, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation, which may also include a credit check for positions in some areas of our business.

Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer.